Transdisciplinary Developmental Sciences

Degree Type: Certificate

A goal for the Transdisciplinary Developmental Sciences certificate is for students to develop an in-depth understanding of the developmental emergence and course of the mechanisms and processes related to their field, through investigation, training, and coursework. We aim to train scientific leaders who will break new ground on the scientific priorities of our times including uncovering malleable roots of disease, the seeds of lifespan wellbeing, and translation of discovery to application in real world settings. They will do so with a powerful and nuanced understanding of neurodevelopment and the complex interface of brain, behavior, and context in shaping early development health and wellbeing and its reverberations across the lifespan.

Northwestern graduate students and Feinberg Medical School Trainees across departments, who have joined the Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences (DevSci) cluster, may elect to receive recognition for training and experience in developmental science by completing the requirements and recommendations for a certificate.

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